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I can't stay in a server longer than a minute before getting kicked because of punkbuster..

Alright i just got Battlefield 2142 today and when i installed it and tried to play online i get a Punkbuster error. I've looked up tutorials on youtube ect... Even gone to punkbusters site and downloaded it again. But it wont let me stay in a server longer than a couple of seconds. Does anyone know what i can do to fix this so i can finally play?

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    Did you try This?
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    Posted by ResidentEvil91

    Did you try This?

    Yes i did and still didn't work.
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    At least you can play in a server... it doesn't even find any servers for me!
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    Could it be that your firewall is blocking it?
    Do you use Vista or xp?
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    Posted by Mastawidget

    At least you can play in a server... it doesn't even find any servers for me!


    make sure ur patched up to 1.5 thats the current patch.

    Posted by ResidentEvil91

    Could it be that your firewall is blocking it?
    Do you use Vista or xp?


    I got vista
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    Then you should go to pbsetup.exe, open its propeties and check the run as administration and try again.
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    Nope it still kicked me.
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    Mm.. That is weird.
    I have ever liked punkbuster because it is not working well.

    Could it be your internet connection? Something wrong with that?
    When did this start happening? Or did it ever work?

    You could also try re-installing the game/ patch
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    Posted by ResidentEvil91

    Mm.. That is weird.
    I have ever liked punkbuster because it is not working well.

    Could it be your internet connection? Something wrong with that?
    When did this start happening? Or did it ever work?

    You could also try re-installing the game/ patch

    Wait tell me if i did this right my pb folder
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    There should be no proplem.

    Have you tried play while pbsetup.exe is on?
    And have you checked updates? :P
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    Lol i just installed it today and it works fine after i installed patch 1.5 and latest punkbuster patch through pbsetup.
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    Do you run BF 2142 as an admin?
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    Posted by ResidentEvil91

    There should be no proplem.

    Have you tried play while pbsetup.exe is on?
    And have you checked updates? :P

    Yea it's update. I saw a tutorial somewhere saying to delete my pb folder then install punkbuster again. Do you think that will work?
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    I dont know. :P But you cant know unless you try :P
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    It's not 2142 that does it, it's PunkBuster. You need to MANUALLY update PB. I'd give you a link but I can't recall it.
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    Try downloading a file called pbsvc, just google and you will probably find it. it lets you reinstall pb but I had to install it every time I had to play a pb game...
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    Posted by jenskorv

    Try downloading a file called pbsvc, just google and you will probably find it. it lets you reinstall pb but I had to install it every time I had to play a pb game...


    and way to bumb the thread..

    yo you moron that owns this thread. put it on DONE..
    ps. do as he says. it is right.
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    Use this: http://www.realitymod.com/forum/f27-pr-help-hardware-support/42895-problems-punkbuster-solutions-here.html

    It's a lot of reading. I found that the best solution is to create .bat file like this

    @echo off
    rmdir /S /Q "C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\Battlefield 2\pb"
    cd C:\path\to\pbsetup\folder\
    start pbsetup --i-accept-the-pb-eula /u /q


    Go figure it out. this is like 1 of 2 working solutions for this because PB is simply fucking broken.
    If you have any other questions comment back in my profile.
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